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Ben Waites' 'America's Got Talent' journey comes to an end

Unfortunately for Ball native Ben Waites, he did not get the Wildcard Save on "America's Got Talent." The winner was comedian Jordan Conley. "Heyyyy!! Big congratulations to this guy for winning the wildcard! Loljordanconley, dude your spirit is incredible and I can’t wait to see you bring more laughter to the world!," posted Waites on his Facebook page.
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Southern Air Cenla Summer Camp: Jena Giants

JENA, La. (KALB) - The Jena Giants are coming off of a 10-2 season, which was one of the best they have had in the school’s history. In Class 3A they have been looked at as one of the best teams in the district, and respectfully so. Over the last two years, they have finished 4-0 in district play over.
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City Council holds public meeting to address Alexandria crime

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - One day after the City of Alexandria reported its 11th homicide of the year, the city council hosted a public hearing on Aug. 9 to allow residents to voice their concerns and offer up solutions to the city. For the handful of residents that got up...
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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Alexandria crime concerns voiced at public safety meeting

The process to rename Fort Polk will reportedly cost $1.3 million. The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. Updated: 9 hours ago. |. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina...
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Court takes up last-minute motions before Ebony Sonnier trial begins Tuesday

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Rapides Parish Judge Mary Doggett heard several last-minute motions in the case of Ebony Sonnier, who is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of accessory after the fact for her role in the Oct. 18, 2017 deaths of Kendrick Horn and Latish White. Prosecutors allege Ebony aided her brother, Matthew Sonnier, in the killings of Horn and White, who prosecutors said witnessed Matthew kill Jeremy Norris, a third victim that day.
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Colfax man accused of indecent behavior with 15-year-old

A Colfax man has been arrested on an indecent behavior charge by the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office. The department's Cyber Crime Unit started an investigation on Sunday about a man who allegedly had "initiated online contact with a 15-year-old minor for sexual purposes," reads a news release posted to its Facebook page.
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Process to rename Fort Polk reported to cost $1.3M

Just one day after the City of Alexandria reported its 11th homicide of the year, the city council hosted a public hearing allowing residents to voice their concerns and offer up solutions to the city. |. The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate.
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Safe Schools Louisiana App deployment in 5 additional parishes

The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina Hoffpauir, 34, capable of standing trial for the August 2019 death of Sherwood Doyle, 81, in Elizabeth. Hoffpauir is charged with first-degree murder.
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Parenting workshop held at Raymond Laborde Correctional Center

The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina Hoffpauir, 34, capable of standing trial for the August 2019 death of Sherwood Doyle, 81, in Elizabeth. Hoffpauir is charged with first-degree murder.
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APD Investigating Monday Night Homicide

Alexandria, La. (August 8, 2022) – The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shooting Monday evening that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old. At approximately 7:41 p.m. Monday, officers responded to reports of shots fired and a man down in the area of Rapides Avenue and Ball Powell. Officers found a gunshot victim, Ronald Benson, 28, who was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
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High school teacher arrested; tried to date 15-year-old Concordia Parish minor, deputies say

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. VIDALIA, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On August 7, 2022, the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a male adult who allegedly initiated online contact with a 15-year-old minor for sexual purposes. According to deputies, the conversations consisted of the male adult discussing “dating” the minor […]
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School teacher arrested for indecent behavior with juveniles

VIDALIA, La. — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Cyber Crime Unit aided in the investigation of a man from Colfax, Louisiana, who allegedly contacted a 15-year-old online and asked for a secret dating relationship because he had just started a teaching job in Grant Parish. Authorities said Bradly...
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